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[audio]1906 fire and earthquake - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Recollections of Kathleen Thompson Norris of San Francisco's 1906 earthquake and fire.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 1684 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Norris, Kathleen Thompson; Earthquakes; Fires; Personal narratives; San Francisco (Calif.); 1906
Downloads: 193
[audio]William E. Colby reminiscences - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Concerning John Muir, the Sierra Club, Yosemite Valley, conservation, etc.Collection Guide: Charlotte Mauk Sierra Club papersCall Number: Phonotape 185:1 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright ow...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Muir, John, 1838-1914; Sierra Club; Conservation of natural resources--United States; Yosemite National Park (Calif.)
Downloads: 95
[audio]Interview concerning the Los Angeles riots - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with an unidentified rioter. The Watts Riot was a large-scale riot which lasted 6 days in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, in August 1965. By the time the riot subsided, 34 people had been killed, 1,032 injured, and 3,438 arrested. It would stand as the most severe riot in Los Angeles history until the riots of 1992.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 286 BRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Watts Riot, Los Angeles, Calif., 1965; Riots--California--Los Angeles
Downloads: 63
[audio]Recollections of John Muir - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interviews with John H. Briones, William E. Colby, Herbert M. Evans and Frank Swett conducted by John M. Jencks and Ernest Lowe for radio station KPFA, Berkeley, 1964.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 3714 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Muir, John, 1838-1914; Sierra Club
Downloads: 47
[audio]Life of a Russian teacher - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Elizabeth Malozemoff. Life as a teacher in pre-revolution Russia and Siberia; experiences during the revolution; escape through China; residence in Oakland; Russian emigrant societies; studies and teaching, University of California, Berkeley.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 276 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Malozemoff, Elizabeth; University of California (1868-1952)--Students; Teachers--Soviet Union; Teachers--Siberia; Russians--California; Women teachers--California; Soviet Union--Social life and customs; Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921
Downloads: 43
[audio]The making of a documentary photographer: oral history with Dorothea Lange - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Early interest in photography; study with Clarence White; work with Arnold Genthe; her photography studio in San Francisco; marriage to Maynard Dixon; Bohemian group in San Francisco; beginnings of documentary photography and photo-journalism; photography work for the U.S. government - Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information and War Relocation Authority; comments on taking, printing, captioning and exhibiting pictures...
Keywords: californialightandsound; White, Clarence H., 1871-1925; Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942; Dixon, Maynard, 1875-1946; United States. Farm Security Administration; United States. Office of War Information; United States. War Relocation Authority; Photographers--California; Photography--United States; Women photographers; San Francisco (Calif.)--Social life and customs
Downloads: 43
[audio]Observations of San Francisco Bay from 1900 to 1971 - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Ernest William Winter. Comments on boyhood at lighthouse stations at Point Bonita, Farallones, and Southhampton Shoals; ferries and excursion boats; hydro-survey work with the Army Engineers in the Bay and other California harbors; changes in the Bay and its surroundings; building Treasure Island; pollution, etc.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 320 AFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Winter, Ernest William; Treasure Island, San Francisco; Lighthouses--California; Ferries--California; Pollution--California--San Francisco Bay Area; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Downloads: 36
[audio]Recollections of San Francisco printers - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Haywood H. Recollections of Edwin and Robert Grabhorn, John Henry Nash, John Swart, Bruce Brough, the Taylor brothers, Max Schmidt, Jr., and other members of the printing community; his printing career; various craftmen's clubs and their publications.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 258 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Hunt, Haywood H; Printers--California--Interviews; California--Imprints
Downloads: 36
[audio]National Forests in California - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Stuart Bevier Show. As regional forester, U.S. Forest Service, in charge of California national forests, discusses the development and operation of the Civilian Conservation Corps, recreation use of national forests, and relations between the Forest Service and the U.S. National Park Service, particularly during the Kings Canyon National Park controversy. Relates also an account of the camping trip in the high Sierra with generals Hap Arnold and George C...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Show, S. B. (Stuart Bevier), 1886-1963; Forests and forestry--California; Conservation--California; Kings Canyon National Park (Calif.); Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950; Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959; Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); United States. Forest Service; United States. National Park Service
Downloads: 35
[audio]Life in a mining town - Hornitos, California - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: A group of pioneers and descendents recollecting anecdotes concerning local figures and events of an early mining town.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 256 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Gold mines and mining--California; Frontier and pioneer life--California; Hornitos (Calif.)--History--Sources
Downloads: 35
[audio]Land speculation and irrigation development in the Sacramento Valley, 1905-1957 - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Charles Franklin Lambert. Notes his and his wife's family backgrounds; history of irrigation and land companies in the Sacramento Valley; the rice boom; the Irrigation Districts Association; public utility companies; water districts.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 265 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Lambert, Charles Franklin, 1887-1959; Irrigation--California; Water resources development--California; Rice--California; Public utilities--California; Land companies--California--Sacramento Valley; Sacramento Valley (Calif.)
Downloads: 33
[audio]Francis P. Farquhar on accounting, mountaineering, and the national parks: oral history - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Notes on Mr. Farquhar's early life, family and travels; accountancy, including work for the Navy and National Park Service; development of professional standards; mountaineering interest and experiences; interest in fine printing and history. Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 234 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Mather, Stephen Tyng, 1867-1930; United States. Navy; United States. National Park Service; Mountaineering--United States; National parks and reserves--United States; Printing--United States; Yosemite National Park (Calif.)
Downloads: 31
[audio]National parks, 1965 - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with George Benjamin Hartzog. Comments on career in the U.S. National Park Service as attorney, superintendent of various parks, associate director, and director; problems of park protection, congressional relations, etc.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 252 AFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Hartzog, George B; Parks--United States; United States. National Park Service
Downloads: 29
[audio]Medical research and public health - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Karl Friedrich Meyer. Covers his career as pathologist, as professor of bacteriology at the University of California, Berkeley, and as director of the George Williams Hooper Foundation for Medical Research, University of California, San Francisco; his research on food poisoning, milk-carried diseases, plague, and control of diseases of animals and of man with animal carriers; development of public health studies of the University of California.Collection Guide: The Re...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Meyer, Karl Friedrich, 1884-1974; Epidemics--California; Pathology; Bacteriology; University of California, Berkeley; University of California, San Francisco Medical Center; George Williams Hooper Foundation
Downloads: 29
[audio]Public administration and public welfare - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Frank Bane. Recollections of career in public welfare and public administration with state governments, private agencies, the federal government in the depression relief programs and the Social Security Board, and with the Council of State Governments.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 208 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Bane, Frank; Public welfare administration--United States; United States--Politics and government; Council of State Governments; United States. Social Security Board
Downloads: 29
[audio]San Francisco area printers, 1925-1965 - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Albert Sperisen. Recollections of introduction to printing; the Toyon Press; the Black Vine Press; printers and fine printing in the Bay Area, with comments on John J. Johnck, Harold Seeger, Lawton Kennedy, Wilder Bentley, the Grabhorns, the Taylors, Brother Antoninus, John H. Nash, and others, and the Book Club of California.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 308 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Sperisen, Albert; Black Vine Press; Book Club of California; Printing--California--History; Printers--California--Interviews
Downloads: 28
[audio]Role of the Engineer's Office in the development of the University of California campuses - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with H. B. Foster. Comments on his grandfather, James Sinclair of Hudson's Bay Company fame and his father, Hugh Foster, an 1850 California settler; pre-earthquake San Francisco; college days at Berkeley, 1902-1906; engineering faculty; work as engineer with various water supply companies; association with University in Engineer's Office; Ralph P. Merritt and Robert G. Sproul; surveying work and real estate transactions for new campuses.Note: Part 2 ends abruptly.Collectio...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Foster, H. B. (Herbert Bismarck); University of California, Berkeley; Edwards Fields and Stadium (Berkeley, Calif.); Engineers--California; Water-supply--California; Surveying--California; Signs and signboards--California--Berkeley; San Francisco (Calif.)--Description and travel; Sinclair, James; Foster, Hugh; Merritt, Ralph Palmer, 1883-1963; Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-1975
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[audio]Ralph Works Chaney, Ph.D.: paleobotanist, conservationist - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Ralph Works Chaney. Comments on teaching career at University of California; loyalty oath controversy; student government; conservation work with Save the Redwoods League and advisory board of U. S. National Park Service; Berkeley problems and politics.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 291:2 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Chaney, Ralph Works; Paleobotany--California; Loyalty oaths--California; Forest conservation; Paleobotany--Asia; Geology--China; Berkeley (Calif.)--Politics and government; University of California, Berkeley; Save-the-Redwoods League; United States. National Park Service; Lawrence Radiation Laboratory
Downloads: 27
[audio]Foreign Students and the Berkeley International House, 1928-1961 - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Allen Carrier Blaisdell. Comments on his father, James A. Blaisdell and his presidency of Pomona College; his own career as director of International House from its inception in 1930 until his retirement in 1961.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 210 AFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Blaisdell, Allen Carrier; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). President; University of California, Berkeley. International House. Director; Blaisdell, James Arnold, 1867-1957
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[audio]Forty years in the Office of the President, University of California, 1905-1945 - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Frank Stevens. Comments on work in the president's office as stenographer, secretary and executive secretary under presidents Wheeler, Barrows, Campbell and Sproul; faculty members; the campus during the two world wars.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 302:2 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Stevens, Frank; University of California (1868-1952). Office of the President
Downloads: 26
[audio]Student athletics and the voluntary discipline - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Brutus Hamilton. Experiences coaching for Olympic games; association with the University of California, Berkeley, from 1932, as track coach, assistant in the dean's office, and director of athletics; discussion of role of athletics in the University.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 250 AFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Hamilton, Brutus, 1900-1970; Track and field--California--Berkeley; Coaching (Athletics); Olympics; University of California, Berkeley
Downloads: 25
[audio]Dean of women and the importance of students - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Mary B. Davidson. Recollections of student days at the University of California, class of 1906; association with the University as assistant to, and, later, dean of women students.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 223 AFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Davidson, Mary Blossom; University of California (1868-1952); University of California, Berkeley. Dean of Women; Women--California--Berkeley
Downloads: 24
[audio]Baldwin M. Woods on University of California Extension - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Baldwin M. Woods. Discussion of Extension Division from the time he became director in 1942; program during the war years aiding industry; classes for professional groups; administrative problems - recruiting staff and teachers, liaison with faculty, finances.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 316:1 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; University of California (System). University Extension
Downloads: 24
[audio]Henry C. Waring on University Extension - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Henry C. Warring. Comments by the business manager of Extension on its development and influence in the state; faculty, curriculum, income and budget; University accounting department.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 316:2 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Waring, Henry C; University of California (System). University Extension
Downloads: 23
[audio]S & W Fine Foods, Inc: oral history with Adrien J. Falk - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Notes on his family and background; experience in liquor business; history of Sussman, Wormser & Company; labor relations and employer groups; his public service.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 233 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Linderheim family; Falk family; Sussman, Wormser and Company; San Francisco (Calif.)--Commerce
Downloads: 22
[audio]Portrait of an economics professor - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Ira B. Cross. Recollections of his teaching career at Stanford University, 1906-1914, and at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1914 until his retirement in 1951, with comments also on his colleagues, his help in organizing the Berkeley Police School, teaching at the American Institute of Banking and the raising and breeding of chrysanthemums.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 220 AFull transcript availableRig...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Cross, Ira B. (Ira Brown); Stanford University. Dept. of Economics and Social Science; University of California, Berkeley. Dept. of Economics; Berkeley (Calif.). Police Dept; Economics--United States; Chrysanthemums; American Institute of Banking
Downloads: 22
[audio]California wine industry during the Depression - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Phonotape 219 A (tapes 1-3): Burke H. Critchfield interview covering his association with Bank of America and loans to the wine industry; the Wine Institute; Central California Wineries, Inc.; the prorate program. Phonotape 1463 C (tape 4): Andrew G. Frericks interview covering the prorate program and the Central California Wineries, Inc.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 219 A; Phonotape 1463 CFull transcript availableRights: Copyrig...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Critchfield, Burke H; Frericks, Andrew G; Wine and wine making--California; Viticulture--California; Wine Institute (San Francisco, Calif.); Central California Wineries, Inc
Downloads: 22
[audio]Music, prayer and religious leadership, Temple Emanu-El, 1913-1969 - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Rose Rinder. Recollections of the years she and her husband Cantor Reuben Rinder were associated with Temple Emanu-El in San Francisco; their participation in musical life of the Bay Area; their friendship with many musicians including Ernest Bloch, Yehudi Menuhin, Isaac Stern and others.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 303 AFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Rinder, Rose Perlmutter; Jews--California--San Francisco; Music--California--San Francisco; Musicians--Biography; Women--California--San Francisco--Biography; Rinder, Reuben, 1887-1966; Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959; Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999; Stern, Isaac, 1920-2001; Congregation Emanu-El (San Francisco, Calif.)
Downloads: 21
[movies]Thomas B. Crowley: A Portrait - Sunset Films (Firm)
Source: 1 reel of 1: Film: 16mmCollection: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Motion Picture 409 CRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Crowley, Thomas Bannon; Shipping--California; California--Commerce
Downloads: 21
[audio]Berkeley culture, University of California highlights, and University extension, 1892-1960 - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Leon Josiah Richardson. Comments on long association with the University as professor in the Dept. of Latin and as director of University Extension; interests in Berkeley clubs, public library and musical events; friendship with John Muir, William Keith, Phoebe Apperson Hearst, and others.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 302:1 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Richardson, Leon Josiah, 1868-1964; Muir, John, 1838-1914; Keith, William, 1838-1911; Hearst, Phoebe Apperson, 1842-1919; University of California, Berkeley. Dept. of Latin; University of California (System). University Extension; Berkeley (Calif.)--Social life and customs
Downloads: 20
[audio]A half century in food and wine technology - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with William Vere Cruess. Student days at University of California, l907-1911; teaching and research, UC, Berkeley, on food and wine technology.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 221 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Cruess, W. V. (William Vere), 1886-1968; University of California, Berkeley; University of California (1868-1952). College of Agriculture; Food--Preservation; Wine and wine making--California; Prohibition--California
Downloads: 20
[audio]Herbert C. Jones on California government and public issues - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Herbert C. Jones. Notes on early life and political influences; Progressive Republicanism; the California Legislature - trends and procedures; some California political figures; California water problems; his own philosophy of government.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 261 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Jones, Herbert C. (Herbert Coffin); California. Legislature; Republican Party (Calif.); Water--California; California--Politics and government
Downloads: 20
[audio]Portraits, ideas and design: oral history with Imogen Cunningham - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Notes on her family and early life in Seattle; introduction to photography; study in Germany; Steiglitz and the Photo Secession; marriage to Roi Partridge; the "f/64" group and other colleagues; phases of her own work, including that for Vanity Fair; photographic equipment and literature.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 266Rights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Photography; Photographers; Women photographers; Seattle (Wash.)--Social life and customs
Downloads: 20
[audio]Art, artists, museums and the San Francisco Museum of Art - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Grace Louise McCann Morley. Notes her education and early museum associations; the San Francisco Museum of Art; art and museums in modern society; associations with UNESCO, Guggenheim Museum, New Delhi National Museum, and various art exhibitions.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 294 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; San Francisco Museum of Art; Unesco; Art; Museums; Museum directors--United States
Downloads: 20
[audio]U.S. Forest Service: research, state forestry and FAO - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with E. I. Kotok. Comments on his 40 years service with U.S. Forest Service, primarily in research; role of forestry in the FAO and his experience with FAO mission in Chile; conservation movement; views on schools of forestry, including the University of California.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 890 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Kotok, E. I; United States. Forest Service; University of California, Berkeley. School of Forestry; Forests and forestry--United States; Conservation of natural resources--United States; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Downloads: 19
[audio]California sheep ranching and family life in the 1880s: interview with Jessie Kennedy Prescott - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Jessie Kennedy Prescott comments on family life, silver mining in Nevada, sheep herding in the San Joaquin Valley, ranch life in the 1880s, and summers spent in Los Banos, Calif.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number:  Phonotape 80 A Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Prescott, Jessie Kennedy; Sheep ranches--California; Sheep herding-- California--San Joaquin Valley; Ranch life--California; Silver mines and mining--Nevada; Los Banos (Calif.)
Downloads: 19
[audio]After me cometh a builder: the recollections of Ralph Palmer Merritt - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Ralph Palmer Merritt. Discusses his family background and education at the University of California, 1904-1907. He also speaks of his experiences as Graduate Manager, as secretary to U.C. President Wheeler, and as the first university comptroller, 1913-1919. He was appointed to the Board of Regents in 1923, serving until 1930, and reminisces about some of the personalities involved...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Merritt, Ralph Palmer; University of California (System). Regents; University of California, Berkeley; Rice Growers Association of California; Sun Maid Growers of California; California State Chamber of Commerce; Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America; Miller & Lux; Raisins--California--Marketing; Rice--California--Marketing; Agriculture--Economic aspects--California
Downloads: 18
[audio]Interpretive naturalist - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Loye Miller. Student days at University of California, Berkeley, 1894-1898; teaching at UCLA; role in development of nature study programs in national parks; La Brea fossil beds; changes in wild life in California.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 292 AFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Miller, Loye, 1874-1970; University of California, Berkeley; University of California, Los Angeles; United States. National Park Service; Zoology; Natural history -- California; Paleontology
Downloads: 18
[audio]Art and philosopy at the University of California, 1919-1962 - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Stephen Coburn Pepper. Mainly concerning his long association with the University at Berkeley, as professor and chairman, Philosophy Dept., as chairman, Art Dept., as assistant dean of College of Letters and Science, as member of many key academic and administrative committees, and, after retirement, as member of advisory committees on San Diego and Santa Cruz campuses. Comments on many important events, including 1919 "faculty revolution" and loyalty oath controversy...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Pepper, Stephen Coburn; University of California, Berkeley--Faculty; University of California, Berkeley--Administration; University of California, San Diego; University of California, Santa Cruz; University of California, Berkeley. Dept. of Art--History; Loyalty oaths--California--Berkeley
Downloads: 18
[audio]Recollections and reminiscences of life in the Bay Area from 1920 onward: oral history with B.H. Lehman - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Education at Harvard and recollections of George Santayana, Josiah Royce and Charles T. Copeland; teaching career at University of California, Berkeley, from 1920, and administrative duties on library and budget committees, on President's advisory committee and as chairman of the English Department; the beginnings of the Department of Dramatic Art; the loyalty oath controversy; Judith Anderson and interest in theater; Berkeley social life, with comments on Marion R...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Lehman, B. H. (Benjamin Harrison), 1889-1977; Santayana, George, 1863-1952; Royce, Josiah, 1855-1916; Copeland, Charles Townsend, 1860-1952; Anderson, Judith; Parsons, Marion Randall, 1878-1953; Damon, Bertha Clark Pope; Ellis, Elizabeth Warder; Phelan, James D. (James Duval), 1861-1930; Sullivan, Noël, 1890-1956; Wood, Charles Erskine Scott, 1852-1944; Field, Sara Bard, 1882-1974; Jeffers, Robinson, 1887-1962; University of California, Berkeley. Dept. of English; Loyalty oaths--California--Berkeley; Berkeley (Calif.)--Social life and customs
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[audio]A life in printing - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Lawton Kennedy on his career in printing; comments on other printers in the Bay Area, formation of the Roxburghe Club, book designing and printing, etc.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 262 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Roxburghe Club of San Francisco; Printing--California--History--20th century; Printers--California--Interviews
Downloads: 18
[audio]J. Rupert Mason on single tax, irrigation districts and municipal bankruptcy - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with James Rupert Mason. Notes his family and early life, including experiences as a bondsalesman; his own firm in San Francisco; his ideas on irrigation and municipal bond issues and government controls; theories of taxation; interest in and work for various water and power developments and against land monopolies.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 277 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Mason, J. Rupert (James Rupert), 1886-1959; Finance--California; Irrigation--California; Municipal ownership--California; Water resources development--California; Taxation--California; Single tax; Bankruptcy
Downloads: 17
[audio]Jennie Matyas and the I.L.G.W.U.: oral history - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Account of early life in Hungary to 1905; arrival in New York, 1905; work in garment industry in New York from 1911; her career in the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union from its inception, with comments on communist infiltration, union organization on the west coast, especially in San Francisco, problems with Negro and Chinese ethnic groups; appointment as vice-president of the union, and initiation of health, education, retirement and welfare benefits for the union; obse...
Keywords: californialightandsound; International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union; Labor movement--United States--History; Labor unions--United States--Officials and employees--Biography; Clothing workers--Labor unions--United States--History
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[audio]Two San Francisco bookmen - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Warren R. Howell. Recollections of his father, John Howell, and his association with Paul Elder, John Henry Nash and the Grabhorns; comments on his own career as buyer, seller and publisher of books, and on writers, printers and book collectors in California and elsewhere.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 257 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Howell, Warren R. (Warren Richardson), 1912-1984; Booksellers and bookselling--California--San Francisco; Printers--California--Interviews; Book collecting--California; Howell, John, 1874-1956
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[audio]Frederick Webb Hodge, ethnologist - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Interview with Frederick Webb Hodge. Recollections of his early life and interest in Indians; associations with the U. S. Geological Survey, Hemenway Southwest Archaeological Expedition, U. S. Bureau of American Ethnology, Hawikuh excavations and the Museum of the American Indian (Heya Foundation), and the Southwest Museum; growth of anthropology in the U. S.; anecdotes concerning friends and colleagues.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonot...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956; Geological Survey (U.S.); Southwest Museum (Los Angeles, Calif.)--History; Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition (1886-1894); Anthropology; Archaeology; Hawikuh (N.M.); Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology; Indians of North America; Zuni Indians; Indians of North America--Southwest, New
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[audio]Bookprinting with the handpress: oral history with Lewis Allen - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Formation of the Allen Press; discussion of handpress printing - materials, technique, presses, binding, etc. With this: copy of first draft of the Introduction to Printing with the Handpress by Lewis Allen; checklist of works produced by the Allen Press; copy of his article, The Evolution of an Edition de Luxe or April in Paris, published in the Book Club of California Quarterly News Letter, Spring 1962.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phono...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Allen Press; Printers--California; Printing--California--History
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[audio]Reminiscences of Kemper Campbell - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Notes his early life and legal training; connection of his family with canning industries (particularly olives); political activities-including association with the Progressive Republicans and various California governors; friendship with Arthur Brisbane; Los Angeles Bar Association and the State Bar; work for legal reforms.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 314:2 BRights: Copyrighted...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Brisbane, Arthur, 1864-1936; Los Angeles Bar Association; California State Bar Association; Lawyers--California; Canned foods industry--California; California--Politics and government; Los Angeles (Calif.)--Politics and government
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[audio]Pioneering in Education: oral history with Lucy Sprague Mitchell - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Recollections of association with the University of California as first dean of women; friendship with Pres. and Mrs. Benjamin I. Wheeler; establishment of the Bank St. College of Education in New York City. Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 293 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Wheeler, Benjamin Ide, 1854-1927; University of California, Berkeley Dean of Women; Bank Street College of Education; Women in education
Downloads: 11
[audio]Politics, farming, and the Progressive party in California: oral history with Philip Bancroft - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Description: Recollections of his father, Hubert H. Bancroft; his early law practice in San Francisco; his interest in politics- particularly the graft prosecution in San Francisco, the gubernatorial campaign of 1910, the start of the Progressive Party, and his 1938 campaign as Republican candidate for U.S. senator; his experiences fruit and nut farming in Walnut Creek- with marketing cooperatives, farmer organizations (including the Associated Farmers) and attempts by unions to organize farm la...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Bancroft, Philip, 1881-1975; Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918; Progressive Party; Republican Party (Calif.); Lawyers--California--San Francisco; Agriculture--California; Cooperation--California; Agricultural laborers--California; California--Politics and government
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[audio]Crowley Maritime Corporation: oral history with Thomas Bannon Crowley - Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number:  Phonotape 1798 CRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner...
Keywords: californialightandsound; Crowley, Thomas Bannon; Shipping--California; California--Commerce
Downloads: 11
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